Off-duty police rescue 2 from NY house fire

Fire and police personnel were proclaimed heroes after the rescues


By Jay Rey
The Buffalo News

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Several off-duty police and fire personnel were proclaimed heroes Saturday when they rescued two people from a house fire less than a block from the Sorrento Cheese Italian Heritage Festival in North Buffalo.

Authorities were still trying to sort through the details Saturday, but here's what happened, according to several people on the scene:

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